Notes from the Drop Zone- Observations on ISE 2016

Notes from the Drop Zone   ‘I love it when a plan comes together’, the adage of John ‘Hannibal’ Smith is apropos of the travels into the strange alternate universe of trade shows Arrival time 6:30am local time, Day One of the exhibit floor showing. A bit bedraggled and fuzzy headed, but bushy tailed and … Read more

AVWeek Episode 200: Live from InfoComm 2015 Part I

AVWeek Episode 200: Live from InfoComm 2015 Part I

Live from the InfoComm 2015 Show floor. We talk Microsoft Surface Hub, USB, LED, and more. What was the most exciting products? Who were people most impressed by? Plus we get to hear about some great cross-platform solutions. Host: Tim Albright Guests: George Tucker, Adrian Cotterill, Brock McGinnis, Dave Hatz, Josh Srago, Jamie Trader, Bill Brown, … Read more

That Light In The Tunnel Might Kill You

Malissa Dillman of Kramer Electronics on the dangers of HDCP and integration of 4K displays.    Have you ever seen that bright light at the end of the tunnel and thought “Wow we made it to daylight!” only to realize it’s not daylight but a freight train heading straight at you?  Ok, maybe this is … Read more

Kramer Electronics Teams With AVNation For Its “Cut The Cord Contest”

The Kramer Electronics KW-11 is a wireless HD Transmitter/Receiver that is designed for AV installations where the conventional HD wire connection might not be possible. The KW−11T transmitter converts HDMI to a wireless signal that is then sent to the KW−11R receiver where it is converted back into HDMI. The Cut The Cord Contest has … Read more

#AVSelfie Gets Even Better

Redband and AVNation have teamed up with HiPhi, Phil Cordell, to bring you a fun way to enjoy InfoComm 2014, whether you are in Vegas or not. Four weeks ago we introduced the #AVSelfie hashtag. The idea is to take a picture of yourself doing AV-centric things. This week at InfoComm 2014, that would include … Read more

Pico Prospective Episode 4: ‘Slope of Enlightenment’

Pico Prospective Episode 4: ‘Slope of Enlightenment’

On this Episode of Pico PROsectives we discuss news of Osram breakthrough with green and blue laser diodes as well as Lemoptix demonstrating its latest Heads Up Displays for automobiles (using Pico technology, of course). We also chat with Scott Niesen, VP of Marketing at Compound Photonics about their cutting edge technology which is designed and fabricated in the US. A great eye opening interview.